FM Preview: West Ham United v Fulham 02 Oct 2010

Last updated : 01 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 10 of the 41 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Premier League match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 02 MayFulham3 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM
2009/2010Sun 04 OctWest Ham Utd.2 - 2FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sun 18 JanWest Ham Utd.3 - 1FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sat 27 SepFulham1 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 23 FebFulham0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 12 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 13 JanWest Ham Utd.3 - 3FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Hammers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Cottagers have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 4 points from their 6 games thus far. Fulham's total of 8 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham Utd.63126810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Fulham on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against West Ham Utd.. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Fulham Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.